Research interests

Education and Qualifications

  • BSci, archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1994
  • MSci, archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1997
  • DPhil, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, 2001

Research interests

Studies of Lateglacial and Holocene palaeoenvironment and human impact on the vegetation. My research is based on high-resolution pollen analysis of sedimentary cores, with an emphasis on methodologically diverse, multirdisciplinary multi-proxy team work and international cooperation.

Editing

Member of the Editorial board of the Documenta Praehistorica

Teaching

  • Environmental Archaeology, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology
  • PhD students
    Nina Caf (2018–2022), Palaeoecological research in the Julian Alps, PhD thesis, Postgraduate School of ZRC SAZU and Institute of Archaeology, ZRC SAZU

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Recognition of the Slovenian Archeology Society for the year 2017 for the scientific monograph Okoljska arheologija in paleoekologija. Palinologija, arheobotanika in arheozoologija (Environmental archaeology and palaeoecology. Palynology, archaeobotany and archaeozoology; only in Slovenian) (2016)
  • Marjorie Clerk Scholarship (St. Hugh’s College, Oxford), ORS award, Dulverton trust scholarship, 1999–2000
  • Graduate Scholarship, Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1997–1998

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Although the Institute of Archeology moved to Novi trg 5, the palinology office and the palynological laboratory are still at Gosposka 13.

Selected publications

2010−2020

  • ANDRIČ, Maja. Maharski prekop, Stare gmajne and Blatna Brezovica settlements and the vegetation of Ljubljansko barje (Slovenia) in the 4th millennium cal BC. − Documenta Praehistorica. Poročilo o raziskovanju paleolitika, neolitika in eneolitika v Sloveniji. Neolitske študije= Neolithic studies 47, 2020, 420−445, DOI: 10.4312/dp.47.24.
  • ANDRIČ, Maja, SABATIER, Pierre, RAPUC, William, OGRINC, Nives, DOLENEC, Matej, ARNAUD, Fabien, GRAFENSTEIN, Ulrich von, ŠMUC, Andrej. 6600 years of human and climate impacts on lake-catchment and vegetation in the Julian Alps (Lake Bohinj, Slovenia). Quaternary Science Reviews 227, 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106043.
  • RAPUC, William, SABATIER, Pierre, ANDRIČ, Maja, CROUZET, Christian, ARNAUD, Fabien, CHAPRON, Emmanuel, ŠMUC, Andrej, DEVELLE, Anne-Lise, WILHELM, Bruno, DEMORY, François, REYSS, Jean-Louis, RÉGNIER, Edouard, DAUT, Gerhard, GRAFENSTEIN, Ulrich von. 6600 years of earthquake record in the Julian Alps (Lake Bohinj, Slovenia). Sedimentology 65, 2018, str. 1777-1799, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106043. [COBISS.SI-ID 1378398]
  • ANDRIČ, Maja, SABATIER, Pierre, RAPUC, William, OGRINC, Nives, DOLENEC, Matej, ARNAUD, Fabien, GRAFENSTEIN, Ulrich von, ŠMUC, Andrej. Vpliv človekovih aktivnosti (paša, poljedelstvo, rudarjenje) in klimatskih nihanj na rastlinstvo v povodju Bohinjskega jezera v zadnjih 6600 letih. − In. Ogrin M., Horvat J., Bizjak J., Langus K. (eds.), Življenje v Alpah, Bohinjska Bistrica, ArheoAlpe in Turizem Bohinj, 73-84.
  • ANDRIČ Maja, TOLAR Tjaša, TOŠKAN Borut 2016 Okoljska arheologija in paleoekologija: palinologija, arheobotanika in arheozoologija, Ljubljana.
  • Feurdean A., A. Perşoiu, I. Tanţău, T. Stevens, E.K. Magyari, B.P. Onac, S. Marković, M. Andrič, S. Connor, S. Fărcaş, M. Gałka, T. Gaudeny, W. Hoek, P. Kolaczek, P. Kuneš, M. Lamentowicz, E. Marinova, D.J. Michczyńska, I. Perşoiu, M. Płóciennik, M. Słowiński, M. Stancikaite, P. Sumegi, A. Svensson, T. Tămas, A. Timar, S. Tonkov, M. Toth, S. Veski, K.J. Willis, V. Zernitskaya. 2014, Climate variability and associated vegetation response throughout Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) between 60 and 8 ka, Quaternary Science Reviews 106, 206–224.
  • LANE, C., ANDRIČ, M., CULLEN V. L. IN BLOCKLEY S. P. E., 2011, The occurrence of distal Icelandic and Italian tephra in the Lateglacial of Lake Bled, Slovenia. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 1013–1018.
  • ANDRIČ, M., MARTINČIČ, A., ŠTULAR B., PETEK F. in T. GOSLAR, 2010, Land-use changes in the Alps (Slovenia) in the fifteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries AD: A comparative study of the pollen record and historical data. The Holocene 20(7): 1023-1037.

2000−2009

 

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Selected projects

PROGRAMME: Archaeological research (2015−2021) (research programme • 1 January 201531 December 2021)

5000 years of grazing and mining activities in the Julian Alps (Slovenia): climate-human interactions as reflected in lake sediments, man-modified landscape and archaeological findings (1 July 201930 June 2022)

Interpretacija biotske raznovrstnosti in dediščine kolišč na Ljubljanskem barju (1. July 201930. November 2021)

Dog or its master ? The scientific study of human or canine coprolites from the prehistoric pile-dwelling site of Stare gmajne, Slovenia. (1 November 202031 October 2023)

Vegetation and hydrology of Ljubljansko barje in the past, present and future – a consequence of succession, human impact or climatic fluctuations? (1 July 201428 February 2018)

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